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Under-23s to visit neighbours Darwen

Local trip for Damien Johnson's Development Squad

7 June 2018

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Rovers Under-23s have added a fifth friendly to their summer schedule.

Damien Johnson's side will face AFC Darwen at The Anchor Ground on Tuesday July 24th, kick-off 7.45pm. 

The fixture follows on from games against fellow local sides Clitheroe, Chorley and Ramsbottom United, which will all take place in early July. 

The Under-23s complete their pre-season programme away to Cumbrian side Kendal Town on July 31st.

Johnson's side will play top-flight football next season after winning the Premier League 2 Division 2 title last term.

The full pre-season schedule is as follows:

Clitheroe v Rovers XI
Shawbridge, Clitheroe
Saturday July 7th
Kick-off 3pm

Chorley v Rovers XI
Victory Park, Chorley
Saturday July 14th
Kick-off 3pm 

Ramsbottom United v Rovers XI
The Harry Williams Riverside Stadium, Ramsbottom
Saturday July 21st
Kick-off 3pm

AFC Darwen v Rovers XI
The Anchor Ground, Darwen
Tuesday July 24th
Kick-off 7.45pm

Kendal Town v Rovers XI
ST & B Stadium, Kendal
Tuesday July 31st
Kick-off 7.45pm


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